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Super cool place to explore

All the buildings, gardens and even run down abandoned parts of it give this a super cool, urban... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Patricia D
Great historic place to visit

Very well preserved piece of history and architecture. Great for walk around the forts and in the... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Elena P
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99084, Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
+49 361 66400
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The citadel is free to roam around and affords good views of the area. However, it was hard to take it much further than that as there was a notable lack of access to reading about the history and the buildings. I didn’t observe a...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

All the buildings, gardens and even run down abandoned parts of it give this a super cool, urban feel that is great to explore. Must see

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Very well preserved piece of history and architecture. Great for walk around the forts and in the attached small garden. Perfect view of the city as a bonus.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The Petersberg Zitadelle shows us the history of the city and the country. It's a beautiful place with a great view of the city.

Thank Bruno T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

While visiting Erfurt, I walked to the Zitadelle from the main square. The walk is slightly up hill and can be easily done by anyone. I found the castle walls and gate to be beautiful. The inside was a different story. The inside was pretty...More

1  Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 6 October 2017

well where to start.. We walked up from the square and that itself is a lovely walk and from the start you come across some beautiful buildings, bridges & views. As you reach the top there is a nice cafe to relax and unwind as...More

2  Thank DLR8784
Reviewed 6 August 2017

View of Erfurt is amazing. Vineyards, church towers and the zitadella has some old trees and a a nice cafe/restaurant with glass walls.

Thank henri_s
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A lot places, you have to pay a few Euros to get up a church tower for a birdseye view of a city. Here, after a nice walk, you get a great view from an old fort and for free! Plus there is a restaurant...More

1  Thank MRCee12
Reviewed 6 February 2017

While visiting Erfurt, I walked up to the Citadel from the Domplatz. You walk through a gate and up a cobblestone street. Inside, there are several open areas that offer terrific views of Erfurt. This is a cafe at the top as well with food...More

2  Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Here you have a perfect view over the city and on top of the zitadelle, there is a small park, perfect for a nice picnic or just to hang around. Beautiful atmosphere at sunset time.

1  Thank Benjamin R
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